Getting Teaching Jobs in Elementary Education

Step-by-Step to Success!

An aspiring teacher (you!) has a lot of options available for a fulfilling career as a professional educator. But...

Did you know...

The nation is training twice as many K-5 elementary school teachers as needed each year...

"...the market is 'flooded with elementary teachers' because universities and colleges don't make the effort to match supply and demand..."

USA Today

You need every advantage you can get!

Read on for my best tips and insights.


Substitute Teaching Leads to Full-Time Work

Subbing may be a career choice for those people who want more flexibility their job, or it may be the unfortunately necessary step that a candidate must endure before finding a permanent position. How to make it work for you.



Your Ideal Teacher Interview Portfolio

A teacher interview portfolio is not often required; however if one is requested or expected, then you must be certain that you are ready to produce exactly what the interview committee is looking for.



Teacher Interview Preparation

Teacher interview preparation is your secret weapon; nearly every other applicant will show up the the interview without any effort to prepare at all – but not you! No one performs at their best without putting some effort into getting ready.


Give complete answers...but be concise

Teacher Interview Questions

Who practices teacher interview questions and answers? You – the successful new teacher! So let’s dive in and figure out how to answer the tough ones.



Get Great Results with Your Teacher Resume

Your resume is your personal introduction to the person or committee who will interview you. More important, the information in your teacher resume is your key to getting called for an interview in the first place. Here’s how to make it great.


Apply a few tips to head down the right
path...the one that leads to a job.

A Teacher Cover Letter Leads to Teacher Interviews

If your teacher resume is your passport to interviews for elementary teacher jobs, your teacher cover letter is your first handshake with the interviewer. The first step is to ensure that your cover letter is tailored for each new job application…


Misbehaving boy student

How to be a Successful Substitute Teacher

What will you find when you fill in for the classroom teacher? Well, when it comes to being a substitute teacher and what to do with the kids, pretty much all or nothing or something in between. Here’s how to handle anything!